Sustainability: What does it mean for my business?

Join us for an event in partnership with the Londonderry Chamber as we delve into the profound impact of sustainability on businesses of all sizes.

  • Date:

    29 Jun 2023

  • Time:

    9:30 am - 11:30 am

  • Location:

    BEAM Social Enterprise Centre, Invista House, Maydown Works, Derry/Londonderry, BT476 TH

Discover the meaning of sustainability, its significance in today’s business landscape, and the implications it holds for your organization.Gain valuable insights from experts, uncover emerging trends, and examine real-life case studies that highlight the importance of integrating sustainability into your business strategy.

Why attend?

  • Gain insider knowledge on why sustainability is the hottest business trend of the moment
  • Uncover the hidden opportunities and competitive advantages that sustainability can bring to your organisation
  • Hear from industry experts who will demystify the what and why of sustainability, leaving you equipped with actionable insights
  • Get ahead of the curve by learning about upcoming legislation that will shape the future of sustainable business practices
  • Engage in a dynamic panel discussion featuring influential leaders from diverse sectors, who will share their first-hand experiences and perspectives
  • Connect with like-minded professionals, expand your network, and foster valuable partnerships


9:30   Introductions and Welcome: Anna Doherty – Get inspired as we kick off the event and set the stage for an enlightening exploration of sustainability in business.

9:35   The What and Why of Sustainability: Lisa McIlvenna – Dive deep into the core principles of sustainability and understand why it has become a driving force in the business world.

9:50   The Council Perspective: Cathy Burns – Gain valuable insights into how local councils are embracing sustainability and discover the opportunities and support available for businesses.

10:10  The Finance Perspective: Chris Martin, Danske Bank – Explore the financial aspect of sustainability and learn how it can create value for your business while driving positive environmental and social impacts.

10:25  The SME Perspective: Sally O’Kane, Frylite – Hear from a successful small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) that has integrated sustainability into its core operations and learn practical strategies for implementation.

 10:40  Panel Discussion: Engage in a dynamic and thought-provoking panel discussion with influential leaders representing various sectors:

  • Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITCNI)
  • Danske
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council (DSCC)
  • Frylite

More speakers to be confirmed.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this game-changing event. Seize the opportunity to align your business with the sustainability revolution. Join us by registering today!